Launch Event for Team System Edition for Database Professionals

The New England launch event for Visual Studio Team System's new Database Professionals role is coming to the Boston area (Waltham) on December 14th from 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM.


This new Team System role complements the existing Architect, Tester, and Developer roles, providing many new features for working with databases:

  • The new Visual Studio Database Project allows you to import your database schema and place it under source control. When the time comes to deploy schema changes the new project system allows you to quickly build update scripts and then provides a mechanism to deploy them to the database of your choice
  • Rename Refactoring allows you to easily rename any object in your database and be assured that all references to that object will be renamed to correspond to the change
  • A New T-SQL editor allows you to be more productive when writing T-SQL code from within Visual Studio including support for parallel execution of queries and viewing of execution plans
  • SchemaCompare allows you to quickly compare the schema of two databases (or your source controlled project and a database) and script updates to bring the database schemas into sync
  • DataCompare allows you to quickly compare two databases and script updates to bring the data in these databases into sync
  • The Database Unit Testing infrastructure allows you to create database unit tests using T-SQL or managed code
  • DataGenerator lets you create data generation plans that produce repeatable sets of meaningful data based upon your existing production databases that can be deployed to a database prior to running unit tests thus ensuring consistent test results

You can read more about these features here.


Full details of the launch event are attached below.  Register for the Boston/Waltham event or visit for other cities and more information.


Hope to see you there!




Keeping competitive means leveraging your data to provide your people with the tools they need to drive sales, efficiencies, and customer satisfaction. Visual Studio Team 2005 Edition for Database Professionals delivers a market-shifting database development product designed to manage database change, improve software quality through database testing, and bring the benefits of Visual Studio Team System and life cycle development to the database professional.

Join us at one of 23 cities to learn how Visual Studio 2005 for Database Professionals can help your SQL DBAs and Visual Studio developers.

Register today at to avoid disappointment.

SQL development teams, developer teams writing against databases

Events are held in 23 cities across the United States.

Atlanta GA 11/30
Boston MA 12/14
Chicago IL 12/12
Cincinnati OH 12/07
Dallas TX  12/13
Denver CO 12/13

Detroit MI 12/05
Ft. Lauderdale FL 12/12
Houston TX 12/14
Los Angeles CA 12/07
Milwaukee WI 12/06
Minneapolis MN 11/29

Mountain View CA 12/5
New York City NY 12/12
Philadelphia PA 11/30
Phoenix AZ 12/12
Pittsburgh PA 11/28
Raleigh NC 12/14

Seattle WA 12/14
San Diego CA 12/6
St. Louis MO 11/30
Tampa FL 12/5
Washington DC12/5

  7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
  8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Joining Forces: Assimilating Data Experts into the Development Team
  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Taking Control of Database Change
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Automate Database Testing to Improve Quality
11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion


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